Tag: Airbus A330

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Catches Fire on Roll Out

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 was performing positioning flight from Everett to Seattle when during roll out streaks of flame became visible from the left hand engine. Tower immediately dispatched emergency services, couple of seconds later the crew called tower, tower instantly reported emergency services are already on their way and advised there was fire visible […]

Cebu Pacific Postpones Plans to Start US Flights

Cebu Pacific Air has postponed plans to start scheduled service to Honolulu preferring instead to focus on meeting existing demand within the domestic Filipino as well as regional ASEAN markets. Cebu Pacific has had to cope with a surplus of A330-300 capacity following its decision to withdraw from Kuwait, Riyadh, and Doha Hamad Int’l earlier […]

Delta Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Tokyo

Delta Airlines Airbus A330 was performing flight from Hong Kong to Seattle, when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW4168A) down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Narita Airport for a safe landing on runway 34L about 25 minutes later. Japan’s Ministry of Transport reported the crew received an overtemperature indication for the […]

Malaysia Airlines Sees Steady Progress In Q2 2017

Malaysia Airlines experienced a tough second quarter with heightened competition and adverse forex movement. Load factors continued to be strong and passenger revenue saw positive year on year (YoY) growth amidst the tough operating environment. Group CEO Peter Bellew said, “The second quarter passenger revenue saw an increase of 8%, on the back of 1.8% […]

Airbus Reports Half-Year 2017 Results

Airbus SE has reported half-year (H1) 2017 financial results and maintained its guidance for the full year. Order intake totalled €37.2bn (H1 2016: €39.1bn) with the order book valued at €981bn as of 30 June 2017 (year-end 2016: €1,060bn). A total of 203 net commercial aircraft orders were received (H1 2016: 183 aircraft), with the […]

Jet2.com Airbus A330 Bursts Two Tyres On Landing At Tenerife

A Jet2.com Airbus A330-200 was performing flight from Manchester to Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia in Spain with 320 passengers and 11 crew. Aircraft landed on Tenerife’s runway 08 but burst the two aft left main tyres, deflated both aft right hand main tyres and became disabled on the runway. A number of other aircraft on […]

Thomas Cook A330 Loses Its Winglet And Suffers Low Engine Oil Pressure

A Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Airbus A330 was performing flight from Manchester to Holguin in Cuba with 322 people on board, when the crew advised of a minor technical problem and requested to hold to enter a hold, the controller instructed the flight to turn left onto a heading of 180. The crew subsequently decided […]

AirAsia X A330 Engine Shuts Down In Flight After Severe Vibrations

AirAsia X Airbus A330 was performing flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur with 359 people on board when the left hand engine (Trent 772) suffered a blade fracture, ingested the blade resulting in severe damage in engine core and severe vibrations. The crew shut the engine down, drifted the aircraft down to FL200 and returned […]

26 Passengers Get Injured As China Eastern A330 Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airbus A330 was performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Kunming when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence including two large jolts causing the aircraft to experience multiple rapid descends and climbs (in excess of 5000 fpm) reaching a minimum of FL349 as well as injuries to 26 people on board. The aircraft […]

Malaysian Airlines To Lease Eight Alitalia Jets

Malaysian Airlines CEO Peter Bellew has told Reuters he is willing to lease jets from Italy’s troubled Alitalia. Alitalia entered administration proceedings last month after a restructuring bid, involving job and compensation cuts, by shareholder Etihad failed. Meanwhile Bellew has said he wants to lease either the carrier’s A330s, B777s or a combination in a […]